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Old 05-27-2006, 11:46 PM   #1
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Ok i had this PC magazine and it had the dream rig on it and how to build it etc and all parts were from newegg so i decided how much it would cost 7 months later. Here are original specs:

Case: Aspire X-navigator Atxa8nw-al/500=$150 U.S. Dollars

Powersupply: Enermax EG701ax-ve sfma (24p) 600watt=$40

CPU: AMD Athlon 64 3500+ (Socket 939 Venice)=$219

Motherboard: Asus A8N-SLI ATX=$135

RAM: Rosewill 512mb (2x512)=$88

Video Cards: Two PNY Geforce 6800gt=$648

Optical Drive: Plextor PX_740A=93

Floppy: Mitsumi USB2.0 & FDD Digital Card Reader Fa404A/404M=$21

Hard Drive= Wester Digital Caviar SE 320gb, Serial ATA150=$160

Sound Card: Creative Labs Sound Blaser X-Fi ExtremeMusic=$130

OS: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition with Service Pack 2= $92

Total: $1776.00 !!!!!

that was 7 months ago now u can get something same or better for less! here is the one i put together:



Update PLEXTOR 16X DVD±R DVD Burner with 20pk TDK 8x dvd-r media Black IDE Model PX-740A/SW-BL-P - Retail
Model #: PX-740A/SW-BL-P
Item #: N82E16827249005
** This item may only be returned for a replacement of the same make/model within 30 days only.
Select An Optional Extended Warranty Plan 1 Year Service Net Replacement Plan -- $14.99 2 Year Service Net Replacement Plan -- $19.99
Remove Save Move To Wish List $79.99 $159.98
ATX Computer CasesQty. Product Description Unit Price Savings Total Price


Update ASPIRE X-Navigator ATXA8NW-AL/500 Silver/Black Aluminum ATX Mid Tower Computer Case 500W Power Supply - Retail
Model #: ATXA8NW-AL/500
Item #: N82E16811144089

Remove Save Move To Wish List $154.00 $154.00
Internal Hard DrivesQty. Product Description Unit Price Savings Total Price


Update Western Digital Caviar RE WD3200SD 320GB 7200 RPM Serial ATA150 Hard Drive - OEM
Model #: WD3200SD
Item #: N82E16822144407
** This item may only be returned for a replacement of the same make/model within 30 days only.
Select An Optional Extended Warranty Plan 1 Year Service Net Replacement Plan -- $29.99 2 Year Service Net Replacement Plan -- $39.99
Remove Save Move To Wish List $119.99 $119.99
AMD-compatible MotherboardsQty. Product Description Unit Price Savings Total Price


Update ASUS A8N-SLI Socket 939 NVIDIA nForce4 SLI ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail
Model #: A8N-SLI
Item #: N82E16813131524
** This item is warranted through the product manufacturer only.
Select An Optional Extended Warranty Plan 1 Year Service Net Replacement Plan -- $29.99 2 Year Service Net Replacement Plan -- $39.99
Remove Save Move To Wish List $108.99 $108.99
Video CardsQty. Product Description Unit Price Savings Total Price


Update BFG Tech BFGR78256GTOC Geforce 7800GT 256MB GDDR3 PCI Express x16 Video Card - Retail
Model #: BFGR78256GTOC
Item #: N82E16814143037
Remove Save Move To Wish List $299.00 $598.00


Update Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeMusic 7.1 Channels PCI Interface Sound Card - Retail
Model #: 70SB046000007
Item #: N82E16829102188.
$30.00 Mail-in Rebate
$116.99


Update ENERMAX All in One Noisetaker Series EG701AX-VE SFMA(24P) ATX12V 600W Power Supply - Retail
Model #: EG701AX-VE SFMA(24P)
Item #: N82E16817194001
$148.99 -$20.00 Instant
$128.99



Update G.SKILL 1GB (2 x 512MB) 184-Pin DDR SDRAM DDR 400 (PC 3200) Unbuffered Dual Channel Kit System Memory Model F1-3200PHU2-1GBNR - Retail
Model #: F1-3200PHU2-1GBNR
Item #: N82E16820231079
$76.99

Update AMD Athlon 64 3500+ Venice 2000MHz HT Socket 939 Processor Model ADA3500CGBOX - Retail
Model #: ADA3500CGBOX
Item #: N82E16819103603
$185.99 $185.99

Update Microsoft Windows XP Home With SP2 - OEM
Model #: N09-01528
Item #: N82E16837102059
$89.99

all that cost $1739.91 in there u get more ram same motherboard but instead of two 6800gts you get two 7800gts way bigger difference and one more optical drive. things have gotten a lot cheaper.
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